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President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post

WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key administration post:

  • Rebecca F. Dye, Commissioner, Federal Maritime Commission
President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key administration post:
 
Rebecca F. Dye, Nominee for Commissioner, Federal Maritime Commission
Rebecca F. Dye was originally confirmed as a Federal Maritime Commissioner on November 14, 2002, and reconfirmed on July 22, 2005.  Ms. Dye began her Federal career as a commissioned officer and attorney in the United States Coast Guard, and also served as a law instructor at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. After two years as an attorney with the U.S. Maritime Administration, she joined the staff of the former Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries in the U.S. House of Representatives, where she served as Minority Counsel from 1987 to 1995.  She was Counsel to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure from 1995 to 2002, where she handled legislative issues related to international ocean shipping, maritime safety and law enforcement, and other maritime matters. Ms. Dye graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1974, and earned a law degree from the University of North Carolina in 1977.

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